The Straits Times’ coverage of the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre Field School. I’ve been hanging out with the participants this past week and today we are on a field trip to some of the local museums. Posts on that in a few days!
The Straits Times, 30 January 2012
While history undergraduate Christine Chan’s peers at the National University of Singapore were busy working on their honours-year theses, she was taking four weeks off to visit Cambodian archaeological sites and attend workshops in the field.
She was among 10 young people from top Asia-Pacific universities picked to attend the first field-school programme organised by the newly set-up Archaeology Unit of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies’ Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre.
Participants spent two weeks in Cambodia’s existing and potential excavation sites this month, and are finishing up a two-week stint here, attending workshops and studying artefacts.
Full story here.